ICU - Intensive Cat Unit - Helping Patients Heal At UCSFAmid the pumps and IV machines, ventilators, and monitors at in the intensive care unit at UCSF Medical Center, a "purrfectly" trained professional is making the rounds: a 7-year-old tuxedo cat.
Best Places to Celebrate National Pet Month In The Bay AreaNational Pet Month promotes the benefits of pet ownership for both pets and people, highlights adoption and raises awareness about service animals. The Bay Area pet has a rich pet scene, including groomers, vets, dog walkers, foster caregivers, humane shelters, and service dog trainers.
Banned Flame Retardant Still Making Bald Eagles SickA recent Michigan study shows bald eagles are being exposed to more toxins, including banned flame-retardant chemicals that were once commonly used in the manufacturing of furniture.
Rescue Row: 4 Places To Adopt Pets On 1 San Francisco StreetHundreds of pet lovers and potential pet owners turned out for the inauguration of Rescue Row in San Francisco.
KCBS Animal Update: Dealing With A Pet Custody Battle What should you do if you're involved with a custody battle involving a companion animal? Dr. Jennifer Scarlett with the SF SPCA has advice on how to come to agreement over such complicated matters.
KCBS Animal Update: Coyote Safety We don’t often think about coyotes and San Francisco being in the same sentence, but now more than ever we should connect those dots.
San Francisco Mutt 'Roo!' Among First To Compete At Elite Westminster Dog Show When the nation's foremost dog show added a new agility competition open to mixed breeds, a San Francisco mutt named Roo! literally jumped at the chance.
KCBS Animal Update: Status On The Ivory Trade According to Dr. Jennifer Scarlett from the San Francisco SPCA, online sales are the most popular way to trade ivory despite the fact that it's illegal.
SF SPCA Sets Record For Holiday Adoptions With Help From Macy's WindowThe San Francisco SPCA has set a record for animal adoptions this past holiday season, a spokeswoman said.
Pig Virus Spreads To Dogs, Killing One Pet In CaliforniaCircovirus was previously thought to only be carried in pigs and parrots.
'Wag Brigade' Therapy Dogs Bring Affection To SFO Holiday TravelersTravel at San Francisco International Airport just got a lot more cuddly thanks to a team of therapy dogs who began interacting with passengers at the Bay Area's busiest airport Tuesday.
SPCA's Wag Brigade Bringing SFO Travelers A Little Puppy LoveStressed out travelers at SFO will soon have the opportunity for a little canine therapy...
KCBS Animal Update: Holiday Safety For PetsWith the holiday season upon us, there are different potential dangers that pet owners should be aware of. Dr. Jennifer Scarlett of the San Francisco SPCA talks about some of the common issues.
KCBS Animal Update: Responsible Dog Ownership DaysThe American Kennel Club has designated September as a month for reflecting on proper canine care. Dr. Jennifer Scarlett of the San Francisco SPCA talks about the aspects of having a dog that all current and prospective owners should keep in mind.
Animal Update: Old Dogs With DementiaSeptember is World Alzheimer’s Month and many people may not know, animals can be affected by the disease as well.